Categories - Healthcare


Did You Know That All edHEALTH PPO Members Enjoy Access to In-Network Providers?

Apr 14

Member School employees have access to providers nationwide Did you know that all member school faculty and staff have access to in-network healthcare providers regardless of where they live? Employees enrolled in any of edHEALTH’s PPO options can visit network doctors, hospitals, and other health... Read Full Post

Passionate About Football - Tracy Hassett Shares Everyday Lessons for edHEALTH

Mar 17

Tracy Hassett and Tom Brady edHEALTH’s President and CEO, Tracy Hassett, has been an avid football fan since she was young. It’s a sport she’s shared with her dad over the years. They watched games on television together when she was a child. As an adult... Read Full Post

Why is it a Challenge to Control Rising Healthcare Costs? It's the Prices

Mar 17

Prices are to blame for rising healthcare costs The U.S. is spending nearly 20% of its Gross Domestic Product on healthcare services, which crowds out other needed products and services. Most other countries limit spending by imposing tight budget constraints on spending. Why are healthcare ... Read Full Post

How Walking Helps Keep the edHEALTH Team Sane and Healthy

Feb 8

Walking is Keeping Us Sane and Healthy Although it’s cold, walking is a safe exercise option during the pandemic so the edHEALTH team is making a poi... Read Full Post

Beware of the Hidden Effects of Reduced 2020 Healthcare Costs: Bold Solutions Can Help Address These Challenges

Nov 12

Healthcare Costs Dropped Dramatically This Spring BY CYNTHIA MCGRATH | NOVEMBER 12, 2020Amidst the pain, anxiety, and budget hits caused by the coronavirus, one bright spot has been reduced healthcare spending. Medical claims dropped precipitously as provider groups closed or limited th... Read Full Post

Actuaries’ Advice: Don't Leave Money on the Table

Nov 10

Don't Leave Money on the Table: Self-Insurance Saves Money Educational institutions with fully insured health insurance arrangements for their employees are leaving money on the table, according to Steven Keshner, Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary with Read Full Post

Teetering at the Precipice of Anxiety and Depression Crisis – How Can HR Respond?

Oct 7

Depression and Anxiety are Skyrocketing BY CYNTHIA MCGRATH | OCTOBER 7, 2020The Trends and Why They Could Get WorseThe pandemic has upended everyone’s life and the strains are showing in the escalating rates of anxiety and depression. In March, 32% of U.S. adult... Read Full Post

5 Reasons Why 2021 Healthcare Costs will be Volatile: edHEALTH Takes Strategic Approach to Address These Challenges

Aug 25

5 Reasons Why 2021 Healthcare Costs will be Volatile BY CYNTHIA MCGRATH | AUGUST 25, 2020Healthcare Cost Trends and ChallengesSince the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States in force in March, there’s been a dramatic impact on... Read Full Post

Five Employer Healthcare Strategy Trends to Consider

Feb 18

What's Next BY CYNTHIA MCGRATH | FEBRUARY 18, 2020Tackling rising costs and gaps in healthcare quality remains a challenge. One of the hottest trends over the last few years to address these needs – high-deductible plans and cons... Read Full Post

Population Health Helps Improve Quality and Reduce Costs

Feb 4

Population health programs improve quality and reduce costs BY CYNTHIA MCGRATH | February 4, 2019 Read Full Post

Collaborating to Cut Costs in Higher Education: Can It Be Done?

Feb 27

Collaboration bends healthcare cost curve in higher education TRACY HASSETT | February 27, 2017from the New England Board of Higher... Read Full Post
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